General MacArthur Reception at City Hall

Friday, April 20, 1951

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Reception for General of the Army Douglas MacArthur at City Hall.

Tommy Cowan provides detailed description of City Hall's preparation for General MacArthur, as well as a descriptions of Mrs. MacArthur and their son, Arthur.

Mayor Impelliterri presents General MacArthur with a gold "memento" as a token of affection from the City of New York.

Speeches by Grover A. Whalen, Mayor Impelliterri and General MacArthur.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69127
Municipal archives id: LT548


Tommy Cowan, Vincent R. Impellitteri, Douglas MacArthur and Grover A. Whalen


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